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Offline ricfree

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stihl 026 flooding
« on: August 24, 2013, 07:59:05 am »
Hi, I have a 026, new rings, crank seals. bearings, fuel lines, filters, carbi kit and plug, starts and idles good but as soon as I give it some revs it floods, had air filter off and getting very large amount of fuel, any ideas

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Re: stihl 026 flooding
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2013, 09:05:38 am »
Metering lever height ?
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Re: stihl 026 flooding
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2013, 12:31:14 pm »
The metering valve diaphragms could be installed incorrectly?

The gasket goes on first with the diaphragm against the cover.

On the pump side of the carb it is the opposite
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Re: stihl 026 flooding
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2013, 10:20:40 am »
Don't over look a leaking welch plug either

 

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